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Saturday 17 July 1993

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include OpTic Karma and Ai Okawa. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Weak by SWV. In UK Dreams by Gabrielle was in the top 5 hits. Hocus Pocus, directed by Kenny Ortega, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while The Night Manager by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching An Exchange of Fire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barney's Hide & Seek or Pac-Attack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

An Exchange of Fire

Starring: Frank Finlay, James Fleet, Juliette Caton, Caroline Langrishe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Danger Theatre

Written by: Mike Scott, Robert Wolterstorff, Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Diedrich Bader, Robert Vaughn, Adam West, Billy Morrissette

Country: United States

I Love My Family

Starring: Xingyu Wen, Dandan Song, Lixin Yang, Ling Guan

Country: China

Coltrane in a Cadillac

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Persones humanes

Written by: Miquel Calçada

Starring: Miquel Calçada, Quim Monzó, Xavier Soler, Jaume Santacana

Country: Spain

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Hocus Pocus

Directed by: Kenny Ortega

Starring: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy

Country: United States

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In the Line of Fire

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo

Country: United States

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The Firm

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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Dennis the Menace

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Walter Matthau, Mason Gamble, Joan Plowright

Country: United States

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Sleepless in Seattle

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Ross Malinger

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
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Facts:
  • Graeme Obree bicycles world record time, 51,596 km

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1993?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.179
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Janet Reno -- July 12, 1993
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9389

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Night Manager

By: John le Carré

"A beautifully polished, utterly knowing and palpitating book."TIMEEnter the new world of post Cold War espionage. Penetrate the secret world of ruthless arms dealers and drug smugglers who have risen to

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The Bridges of Madison County

By: Robert James Waller

The legendary love story, the bestselling hardcover novel of all time, and the major motion picture starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep. This is the story of Robert Kincaid, the photographer and free spirit searching for the covered bridges of ...

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Women Who Run With The Wolves

By: Clarissa Pinkola Estes

UPDATED, WITH NEW MATERIAL BY THE AUTHOR"WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES isn't just another book. It is a gift of profound insight, wisdom, and love.

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Reengineering The Corporation

By: Michael Hammer and James Champy

The most successful business book of the last decade, Reengineering the Corporation is the pioneering work on the most important topic in business today: achieving dramatic performance improvements.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barney's Hide & Seek

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Two-dimensional platformer

Publisher: Sega (North America) [2] Tec Toy (South America)

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Star Wars: Rebel Assault

Platform: MS-DOS, Sega CD, Mac OS, 3DO Interactive Multiplayer

Genre: Rail shooter (Interactive movie)

Publisher: LucasArts

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Dune

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Sega CD

Genre: Adventure, strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

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Championship Pool

Platform: NES, SNES, Game Boy, Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Mindscape

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Pac-Attack

Platform: Genesis, Super NES, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Game Gear, CD-i, iOS

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Namco

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